Detroit rockers Macrame Tiger will bring their brand of “easy listening for the hard of hearing” to Friday's (Oct. 2) Phonotropic in the Vernors Room at The Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Daniel Zott and Play.Dance.Repeat also will perform. Doors and showtime are at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www. thecrofoot.com.
Lo-fi indie rockers Darling Imperial top a bill that also includes Jesus Chainsaw Massacre, Michael Mars and Blase Splee (who’s celebrating the release of a new CD) Friday (Oct. 2) at PJ’s Lager House, 1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit. Showtime is 10 p.m. Admission is $5. Call (313) 961-4668 or visit www.pjslagerhouse.com.
Rapper Guilty Simpson brings out his Big Band to make a little noise Friday (Oct. 2) at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Will Sessions also is on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.
The dance floors at the Greektown Casino-Hotel should be full on Saturday (Oct. 3) with DJ Spudd spinning in the Eclipz Ultra Lounge and DJ RC doing the same in the Shotz Hotel Lounge. The music starts at 9:30 p.m. with no cover charge. The casino is at 555 E. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit. Call (877) 771-4386 or visit www.greektowncasino.com.